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A 27-year-old female asked:
is it okay to take a b vitamin complex without food?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Yes: Better with food....you may get a chemical after taste.
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Does my baby need more food?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
No: If your baby is gaining well and he/she is not requiring more and more frequent feeds, then you baby should be getting enough food.
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When do I need to give my babies vitamins?
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Pediatrics 30 years experience
No: There is no perfect time or age to start vitamin. It depends on indvidual needs.
It is recommended by aap that if you infant is exclusively breast fed or mostly breast fed should take vitamin d.
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What should I do if my baby is really particular about the food he eats?
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Pediatrics 13 years experience
Keep trying: Keep introducing new foods with different textures and flavors. Often they will have to try something up to 10-15 times before liking it. Babies and kids are more likely to eat when they see others eating as well. Be a model for your children and talk about how yummy and healthy the food is. Above all, don't give up, keep introducing those healthy foods and try not to resort to processed foods.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Can a specific type vitamin help with depression?
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Psychiatry 42 years experience
Certain vitamins: Depression first of all needs a good evaluation by an experienced psychiatrist or psychologist. Sometimes psychotherapy alone can help; sometimes antidepressants are needed also. Low vitamin d levels have some correlation with depression. Some data shows that low B12 and folate can accompany depression too. While replenishing these nutrients may not cure depression by themselves, they may help.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Is the brand name water, vitamin water really a healthy choice? One of the ingredients is reverse osmosis water, what s that? Do doctors advice against it?
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Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
It's all relative: Most of the vitamin waters contain 32 grams (6+ tsp) of sugar; any drink with that much sugar is not particularly healthy. But it does have small amounts of vitamins (mostly vit c & some b's). Reverse osmosis is a good form of water purification.
Compared to a soda, that has over twice as much sugar & no vitamins, it is a healthy choice, but compared to pure water & a vitamin pill not so good!
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Last updated Nov 26, 2014
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